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Pretty Village, Pretty Flame (1996)
"Lepa sela lepo gore" (original title)

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At the Belgrade army hospital, casualties of Bosnian civil war are treated. In the hospital they remember their youth and the war. Two young boys, Halil, a Muslim, and Milan, a Serb, have ... See full summary »

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Dragan Bjelogrlic ...
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Velja
Dragan Maksimovic ...
Petar
Zoran Cvijanovic ...
Brzi
Milorad Mandic ...
Viljuska
Dragan Petrovic ...
Laza
Lisa Moncure ...
Liza
Nikola Pejakovic ...
Halil
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic ...
Gvozden
Petar Bozovic ...
Sloba
Marko Kovijanic ...
Marko
Dragan Zaric ...
Nazim
Admir Sehovic ...
Mali Milan
Milos Djuricic ...
Mali Halil
Vera Dedovic ...
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At the Belgrade army hospital, casualties of Bosnian civil war are treated. In the hospital they remember their youth and the war. Two young boys, Halil, a Muslim, and Milan, a Serb, have grown up together near a deserted tunnel linking the Yugoslav cities of Belgrade and Zagreb. They never dare go inside, as they believe an ogre resides there. Twelve years later, during the Bosnian civil war, Milan, who is trapped in the tunnel with his troop, and Halil, find themselves on opposing sides, fatefully heading toward confrontation. Written by Saso Koren <saso.koren@guest.arnes.si>

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Poignant and painful
10 November 1998 | by (York, England) – See all my reviews

This movie was stunning. Foreign films are usually seen as so difficult to grasp and inaccessible, but this managed to hold everything together. At two and a bit hours, it sometimes seems to go on, but the finale is worth it. People laughed and people cried. It was beautiful.


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